253 Greenwich Ave.
Greenwich, CT 06830
The classic Italian Bistro offering a variety of dishes to please everyone in the family. From salads to antipasti, classic dishes including spaghetti carbonara, ravioli, and seafood from salmon to halibut. A favorite is always the New York Sirloin in a peppercorn sauce, or you can step outside the box with an Orecchiette, a sweet Italian sausage served with some red pepper flakes to turn up the heat. Part of MARC, the Marlon Abela Restaurant Corporation, Morello is renowned for it’s top quality and excellence, making for a 5-star choice to celebrate dad.
350 Trolley Line Blvd.
Mashantucket, CT 06338
Steak. Dad always loves steak. David Burke Prime Steakhouse at Foxwoods Resort and Casino brings dinner and a little bit of fun to the mix. There are plenty of choices of cuts and types of steak including filet mignon, prime rib, ribeye, and sirloin. Sides and add-ons are abundant as well, with their “Angry Filet Mignon” which includes 3 jumbo bbq shrimp, or a number of dry-aged meats for the carnivorous connoisseur. After dinner, enjoy some gambling at the tables or machines to cap off a perfect night.
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Two Bridge St.
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
With tables overlooking the waters of the Connecticut River, Fresh Salt is a seafood aficionado’s dream. Choosing from main course meals such as swordfish, calamari, and the favorite Fresh Salt Cioppino, featuring shrimp, scallops, and mussels in a lobster tomato saffron sauce, you can’t choose a bad meal. If you are looking for a non-seafood choice, there are plenty of choices, including a lamb porterhouse, Omaha Angus Beef, and the traditional chicken breast. For the adventurous eater, there is also a Raw Bar, featuring oysters, sushi, and chilled colossal shrimp.
306 Main St.
Manchester, CT 06040
For the low-maintenance in all of us, a good old-fashioned pub may do the trick. The Main Pub offers not only staple American food, but an amazing choice of beers, from domestic and import, to supporting local New England breweries as well. Menu choices are staple and abundant, with a variety of sandwiches including corn beef Reuben, a beer-battered cod sandwich, to burgers, brisket, and of course, steak. In larger portions, there is also meatloaf, a shepherd’s pie, and even a jambalaya. The casual style is definitely not short on taste.
15 Harbor Point Road
Stamford, CT 06902
Spicing it up a bit, Paloma offers a range of wood grilled goodies to an impressive variety of food spanning Central and South America, including Empanadas, Tostadas, and Latin inspired meats and fish. Palmoa includes a raw bar, featuring a shrimp and lobster ceviche, along with handcrafted spirits from the regions with tequila, mescal, pisco and rums. A perfect way to visit south of the border in your own backyard.